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  • How to Create an Inclusive Lab Environment Where Individuals Feel Valued

    • May 9, 2022

    A lab environment where individual members feel heard can help you to run a successful lab in diverse settings. Learn how this happens outside of the day-to-day work in the lab.

  • Six Foundations of Successful Mentoring Relationships

    • May 2, 2022

    Mentorship is critical to a scientist’s career, whether you’re a mentor, a mentee, or both. Follow the advice below to help you set expectations and establish a healthy power dynamic for your own mentor-mentee relationship.

  • Designing Effective Science Presentations

    • Apr 26, 2022

    The goal of any scientific presentation is to connect with your audience. To help you design an impactful talk, SfN has created a toolkit on the overarching elements of successful science presentations.

  • Five Women Reflect on Overcoming Professional Challenges

    • Apr 13, 2022

    Learn about obstacles that can undermine women's success in neuroscience, including implicit and explicit bias, marginalization within organizations, impostor syndrome, balancing work and family, and more. 

  • Eight Neuroscientists Have Career Advice for You

    • Apr 13, 2022

    Are you looking for inspiration to stay motivated or advice for your next career step? Explore career advice from eight neuroscientists who share their personal experiences having been where you are now.

  • A Guide to Creating Your CV

    • Apr 13, 2022

    Use this Neuronline reference sheet to help you update or create your first CV.

  • Insights Into Tool Creation and Career Transitions

    • Apr 13, 2022

    Joshua Levitz received the Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience in 2015. In this interview, he discusses his research and his career.

  • IWiN Toolkit: Implicit Bias

    • Apr 13, 2022

    Research shows that we all — regardless of social groups — perceive and treat people differently based on their social groups. Use this Neuronline resource to learn about implicit bias and educate others.

  • Make it Personal: Advice for Effective Outreach

    • Mar 14, 2022

    Wendy Suzuki regularly talks about neuroscience in the public sphere as the host of Transistor, “a transformative STEM podcast." Read Suzuki’s insights into the best ways to communicate science and why she does it.

  • Drafting Your Elevator Speech? Start Here

    • Mar 1, 2022

    The elevator speech is a concise introduction to yourself and your research to set the stage for the rest of a conversation or presentation. Learn how to craft your elevator speech on Neuronline.

  • How to Find the Right Mentors and Ask for Career Advice

    • Mar 1, 2022

    Receiving sound career advice and mentorship is all about bridging connections, communicating well, and knowing what you want. Watch on Neuronline as experts share how to approach people for career guidance and form successful mentoring relationships.

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Science Writer

    • Feb 15, 2022

    Kathleen Goss is a senior science writer and director of strategic partnerships for the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Watch the video on Neuronline to learn how she uses skills developed in the research lab in her career.

  • How to Prepare for a Science Policy Career

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Are you interested in a career in science policy? Whether you are just beginning to explore your options or looking for ways to enhance your resume in anticipation of your job search, follow these tips on Neuronline to prepare for a science policy career.

  • What Makes a Good Science Career? Here’s My View

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Throughout her career,  Susan Amara has found a key ingredient to a great career is surrounding herself with positive people. Whether it’s family, colleagues, students, mentors, or sponsors, putting yourself in the right environment among supportive people can help you advance. When planning for your career, consider the advice she would give to any student entering neuroscience.

  • A Beginner's Guide to Networking

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Everywhere you go, you continuously build your personal and professional network. In fact, one conversation today could become a career connection down the road. Follow these tips on Neuronline to build trusting, intentional relationships in your day-to-day interactions and advance your career now and in the future.

  • You've Completed Your IDP. Now What?

    • Jan 12, 2022

    You may have heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”  Use these tips from Neuronline to build your Individual Development Plan and let it be a road map to the future you envision.

  • New to Mentoring? Have a New Mentor? Don't Miss These Tips

    • Jan 12, 2022

    So you’ve been paired with your mentor or protégé. Now what? It’s time to start building a strong foundation based on mutual trust and respect.

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Clinical Director

    • Jan 12, 2022

    In this Neuronline video Mary Kosinski, the clinical director at Nusirt Biopharma Inc., describes how she uses skills developed in the research lab in her career.

  • "Good Advice Usually Comes for Free" and Other Insights To Help You Excel

    • Jan 12, 2022

    To help neuroscientists advance in the face of increased competition, the authors of In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career present the “critical success indicators for a career in academic neuroscience,” including mobility, networking, building a CV, seeking advice, and outreach.